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Archives: Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard Blasts ‘Lies and Nonsense’ About City Contract Nightmare

Posted on by PA Sport
Frank Lampard gets "Welcome To New York City" billboards

Frank Lampard has sought to draw a line under the controversy regarding his extended stay at Manchester City and insisted he will join New York City FC in the summer. There has been confusion over the precise nature of Lampard's … Continue reading

MLS Digs a Deeper Hole By Spinning Frank Lampard Fiasco

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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MLS Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott dug MLS a deeper hole when he claimed today that he’s not sure why the Frank Lampard deal got characterized as a loan and refused to admit that New York City FC fans got duped … Continue reading

How the Over-Protective US Soccer Media Skews MLS Coverage

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
Frank Lampard gets giant "Welcome To New York City" billboard

Let me be the first to admit that objective journalism in the world of US soccer is difficult. Those who love the sport in this country and want to see it succeed tend to become cheerleaders for the US men’s … Continue reading

Frank Lampard/New York City FC Fiasco Clouds MLS Progress Made Under Don Garber

Posted on by Robert Hay
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The past few weeks have been tumultuous ones for America’s top professional soccer division. Instead of slowly transitioning the league’s marketing to its new superstars and priming the way for its new high-profile clubs, the top office has instead been … Continue reading

Lampard Extension at Manchester City is a Travesty For MLS

Posted on by Abe Asher
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Back in July, I wrote a column praising New York City FC’s signing of Frank Lampard. Except now, more than five months later, it’s unclear if NYCFC ever really signed Lampard in the first place. What we have here is … Continue reading

Comparisons Between Lampard and Gerrard Continue to Run Deep Both On And Off the Field

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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It is no small irony that after 24 hours of headlines about Frank Lampard that the spotlight has passed to Steven Gerrard.  After all, it’s these two players who are forever inextricably linked in the minds of a generation of fans … Continue reading

Frank Lampard Is Better Off at Manchester City Than New York, Says Pellegrini

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claimed he could understand the frustration of New York City supporters after his victory in the fight for Frank Lampard's services. City are set to keep the former England midfielder until the end of the … Continue reading

How US Soccer Media Reacted to News That Frank Lampard isn’t Joining MLS Until May

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Questions persist regarding the revelation today that Frank Lampard reportedly was not a New York City FC player (even though he was paraded out in front of the US soccer media this past summer as their new signing). Instead, he … Continue reading

What Frank Lampard’s Deal Means for NYCFC, MLS, Manchester City and the Player

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Call it the New Year’s Eve Earthquake. The reaction to the news that Manchester City has decided to keep Frank Lampard until the end of the European season sent shockwaves through social media and the American soccer community this afternoon. But … Continue reading

Manchester City Extends Frank Lampard Loan Until End of May or Early June

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester City has extended the loan of Frank Lampard from New York City FC until the end of the 2014/15 season. In a blow to NYCFC and MLS, Lampard — who was originally scheduled to join the brand-new MLS club in … Continue reading

Frank Lampard Can Still Play a Vital Role for Manchester City

Posted on by Matt Jones
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As the twilight of players’ careers typically approach, pace, intensity and fitness typically dwindle. But for those few who have made a career out of sticking the ball in the back of the net, that desirable attribute of being in … Continue reading

Pellegrini Open to Frank Lampard Stay at Manchester City

Posted on by PA Sport
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Frank Lampard will struggle to tear himself away from Manchester City's Premier League title battle with former club Chelsea to join New York City FC, admits Manuel Pellegrini. Former England midfielder Lampard is due to end his Etihad Stadium loan … Continue reading

Manchester City To Consider Extending Frank Lampard’s Loan Past January

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of his club’s Capital One Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini confirmed that he will consider extending midfielder Frank Lampard’s six-month loan in January. The Chelsea legend joined Manchester City in August after initially agreeing to … Continue reading

Frank Lampard’s Move to New York City FC is a Wise Decision For Club and Player

Posted on by Abe Asher
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New York City FC made Frank Lampard their second designated player Thursday, signing the England and Chelsea veteran to a two-year deal that will pay Lampard almost eight million dollars per year. On the face of it, this is a … Continue reading

Frank Lampard to Complete New York City FC Move Next Week

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Reports in England are saying that former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is on the verge of a move to New York City FC. That announcement could be made as early as next week. The 36-year-old England international is currently out … Continue reading

100 Caps and Counting: Frank Lampard Deserves One Last Crack At Major Tournament With England

Posted on by Matt Jones
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England were 3-0 up against Estonia at Wembley on 12th May 2007; cruising to victory and playing well under a new manager. But suddenly, midway through the second half, boos rang out around the home of English football. The reason? … Continue reading

Mourinho Admits Frank Lampard Will Have To Be Used More Sparingly at Chelsea: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that Frank Lampard will be used more sparingly in the upcoming season. Lampard, 35, will continue to be a key influence for Chelsea in the 2013-14 season, but he won’t be playing as many … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Advised Frank Lampard Not to Play In MLS

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Jose Mourinho admitted today that he advised Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard not to play in Major League Soccer, and to instead stay at Chelsea. In the interview with Sky Sports News, Mourinho discussed how he had a conversation with Lampard … Continue reading